Employment Opportunties

Current Openings: PK-3 Teacher, Fine Arts Teacher & Substitute Teachers

Position Title:                    PK-3 TEACHER

Date Modified:                   March, 2018

FLSA Classification:                Exempt

Reports to:                               Director of School

Position Purpose:                    Responsible for student instruction in PK-3. Creates lesson                                                                    plans and instructs students in content areas such as reading,                                                              science,  literature, and mathematics. Creates a well-rounded,                                                              comprehensive instructional program that reflects best practice                                                          through inquiry and research based instruction.

Work Hours:                             7:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Work Calendar:                        August 13, 2018-June 5, 2019

A Classroom Teacher will facilitate the growth of students in a student-centered, developmentally appropriate environment focusing on research-based, best practices following a differentiated, balanced approach and curriculum.  While developing and maintaining positive relationships with students, parents, and faculty members, the teacher will recognize and coach the social-emotional needs of each student.

Essential Functions

  • Serves as an Educator and works directly with the Director of School to initiate, implement and oversee the day-to-day programs for students at PK-3.
  • Provides for students a supportive, orderly and interactive classroom environment where creative learning takes place.
  • Adheres to school policies in all areas of student interaction.
  • Supports the Employee and School Handbooks
  • Serves as an example to colleagues in manners of classroom management, teaching methods and school procedures.
  • Provides academic guidance to students; serves as student advocate, helping student families respond to specific academic, emotional and developmental challenges.
  • Communicates with parents, administrators, student services and with chaplains concerning the emotional and physical well-being of students within the classroom.
  • Routinely uses educational strategies and project based curriculum to bolster a student-centered, inquiry-based instructional design.
  • Works collaboratively with the school administration, and teacher colleagues to research curriculum best practice.

Essential Tasks

  • Utilizes curriculum and assessments to promote an appropriate instructional program and growth for every learner.
  • Uses differentiated Instruction and a social-emotional approach to student engagement.
  • Works cooperatively with administration and faculty to promote a positive work environment based on a growth mindset.
  • Ensures school facilities are ready for the start of school each day.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education
  • A minimum of five years of teaching preferred and excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrates leadership and facilitative skills, including the ability to relate effectively with administrators, operations staff, colleagues, parents, and students.

 

POSITION: FINE ARTS TEACHER

Date Modified:                  March 2018

FLSA Classification:          Exempt

Reports to:                          Director of School

Position Purpose:              Responsible for student instruction in Art, Music and Drama for PK-3 through 5th grade. The teacher must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and well trained in content knowledge and teaching strategies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works directly with Director of School to initiate, plan, schedule and oversee fine arts programs throughout the school year.
  • Must be innovative and have knowledge of developmentally appropriate activities in the area of art, music and drama
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to design, plan and implement a new fine arts program for students in PK-3 through 5th
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with director and grade level teachers to integrate fine arts instruction with instruction in science and math.
  • Supports the Employee and School Handbooks
  • Utilizes curriculum and assessments to promote an appropriate instructional program and supportive growth for every learner.
  • Evaluate student achievement and adjust instruction accordingly.
  • Teach a variety of vastly different skills in the area of art, music and drama using the Texas Essential and Knowledge and Skills as the base of the curriculum.
  • Organize and maintain an inventory of equipment, curriculum, and supplies and materials.
  • Plan and organize fine arts public performances (which could include, music concert, play or art display)
  • Encourage student participation in a variety of fine art contests in the area, region and state.
  • Maintain fundraising for the fine arts program which includes the responsibility for the budget.
  • Adhere to school policies in all areas of student interactions.
  • Supports the Employee and School Handbooks
  • Serves as an example to colleagues in manners of classroom management, teaching methods and school procedures.
  • The candidate must love children and the arts. Must be able to communicate positively with all stake holders including parents, church and community members.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Skill requirements:
    • Working knowledge of all elementary music, art and drama
    • Be able to do fundamental maintenance of musical instruments.
    • Have a fundamental operational knowledge of music performance related technology equipment, i.e., Elmo, projector, etc.
    • Have a fundamental operational knowledge of sound reinforcement equipment.
  • Minimum requirements:
    • Minimum of BS/BA degree in Music, Art, and/or Drama
    • Thorough knowledge of performance skills
    • Prefer experience in the field of fine arts in church, parochial school or private school in some capacity.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

Substitutes needed for all grade levels: PreK 3 – 5th grade. Substitute teachers should be degree required and preferably experienced. Substitute teachers must complete the same hiring processes as an applicant for full-time employment.  Applications for substitute teaching are accepted throughout the school year.

All prospective employees must supply an application, current resume, transcripts, references, and other information. All applicants being considered must also be screened in a pre-employment criminal check.

We accept resumes throughout the year.  If you are interested in being considered for other openings that may arise, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you believe you might be a good fit for STAES.  Please email this information to Mary Latulippe at mlatulippe@stesnb.org.